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P/T Temporary School Receptionist - Immediate Start

Bridgwater, Somerset
£9.78 to £9.98 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

TITLE: Part Time School Receptionist - Immediate Start

LOCATION: Bridgwater, Somerset

HOURLY RATE: up to £9.98 P/H (DOE)

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (8:30am - 1:00pm) and Tuesday and Thursday (8:30am - 2:30pm)

BENEFITS: We would love for you to join us as a temporary candidate. Temping for Office Angels comes with some great perks including

  • Weekly pay
  • Access to Boost - our exclusive platform with discounts on hundreds of retailers, a wellbeing hub with recipes, an exercise area and a mindfulness section with blogs & videos
  • Direct access to Able Futures - Mental health support for people in work
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Pension Scheme
  • Temporary candidate of the month award
  • Temporary candidate lunches/treats
  • Online timesheets
  • A dedicated consultant as an additional layer of support

THE ROLE: We are recruiting for a professional and well-organised Receptionist to join a friendly and welcoming School based in Bridgwater who are well known for maintaining a good quality of education. You will be responsible for providing an effective and efficient reception service to facilitate the smooth running of the school and providing administration support as directed by line managers and Senior Leadership Team. This role is being offered on a temporary basis from 19th September until 21st October therefore you must be available immediately. If you already hold an enhanced DBS check this would be desirable however not essential as a full enhanced DBS check can be completed prior to the role commencing.


  • Welcoming visitors to the school, ascertain the purpose of the visit, providing the appropriate information including visitors pass and contacting the appropriate member of staff.
  • Challenging any unauthorised presence on site.
  • Answering telephone enquiries to ensure that an effective service is provided to customers by either filtering the calls, passing to an appropriate member of staff or dealing with requests for information.
  • Addressing routine enquiries for information and if appropriate contact the relevant member of staff to deal with the situation.
  • Maintaining daily school meal registers, informing the kitchen of the number of meals each day.
  • Reconciling the number of school meals taken each week/month, maintaining and updating meal information recorded on the system.
  • Receiving goods, checking against order and passing to correct department.
  • Liaising with caretaking staff regarding the prompt removal of deliveries so reception area is kept tidy and hazard free in line with Health and Safety practice.
  • Photocopying, duplicating/printing, arranging meetings, and providing refreshments.
  • Recording and maintaining accurate and up to date pupil details on the system.
  • Maintaining an efficient and accurate filing system for the school.
  • Providing general support to office staff which includes opening, sorting, date stamping and distribution of post, photocopying and arranging meetings.

The successful candidate must have strong reception and administration skills, ideally within an educational setting as you will be required to have an understanding of the importance of safeguarding. You will need to be computer literate along with having a confident and polite telephone manner, high attention to detail and strong communication skills.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS will be required prior to commencing employment. If you have a recent DBS or are subscribed to the update service this would be desirable, however a full DBS check can be completed prior to the role commencing.

If you are interested in this role and are available to starton Monday 19th September, please apply online or send your CV to , alternatively you can contact the team on .

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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  • Job Reference: 705552791-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Office Angels
    Office Angels
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: £9.78 to £9.98 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent